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Posts Tagged: Holocaust Memorial Day

March 18, 2018 5:42 pm
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Former Officials Say ‘It’s Become Impossible to Operate as Jewish Labour Councillor’ in UK

New shocking incidents of antisemitism in the UK's Labour party have been brought to light by Jewish former councillors in north London, a report in...

January 29, 2018 12:36 pm
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Holocaust Education: The Last Chance for Humanity

JNS.org - With International Holocaust Remembrance Day having just passed, I can’t help but consider the mounting challenges to Holocaust education. As the number of victims of...

September 30, 2016 10:04 am
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UK Labour Party Supporter Says Holocaust Memorial Day Not Just About Jewish Genocide

JNS.org - The British Labour Party is under pressure to suspend Jackie Walker, a well-known supporter, for suggesting that Holocaust Memorial Day is not inclusive enough,...

May 9, 2016 7:47 pm
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Victim of Mengele Experiments to IDF Deputy Chief: Israel Nothing Like 1930s Germany; Jewish Doctors Treat Everybody Humanely, Even Arab Terrorists

A 94-year-old Israeli Holocaust survivor sent a harsh letter to the IDF deputy chief of staff contesting the controversial speech he delivered on Wednesday evening...

May 5, 2016 12:35 pm
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Obama, Kerry Issue Yom HaShoah Remarks to Commemorate Holocaust

JNS.org - US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry issued statements for Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day, Yom HaShoah, which began on the eve...

December 31, 2015 6:48 pm
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Queen Elizabeth to Recognize Holocaust Survivors in Traditional Year-End Honors

The Queen of England will recognize the contributions of 10 Holocaust survivors in her annual "New Year's Honors List" the UK's Jewish News reported on Wednesday. Zigi Shipper,...

April 17, 2015 10:17 am
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Never Again Should Include Endangered Yazidis

In April, the renewal and rejuvenation of Spring join with faith and remembrance. Faith and hope are embodied in the celebrations of Passover and Easter;...

March 30, 2015 9:03 am
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Hackers Threaten Israel With ‘Electronic Holocaust’ on April 7

JNS.org - Hacker groups on Sunday posted a threat that they would launch a cyberattack against Israel on April 7. The groups that posted...

January 28, 2015 3:19 pm
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British Chief Rabbi Peppered With Questions About Israel’s Responsibility for Antisemitism in Holocaust Memorial Day Interview

British broadcaster Sky News featured an interview with the UK's Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, immediately courting controversy when the presenter...

January 27, 2015 10:17 pm
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Prince Charles Says Holocaust is Warning and Lesson for All Faiths (VIDEO)

Britain's Prince Charles, in a speech on Tuesday at a London memorial service, described the Holocaust as a lesson to all faiths and a means to...

December 15, 2014 2:38 pm
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‘Nothing Has Changed’ at Irish Holocaust Educational Trust Declares Fired MC, as Organization Backtracks on Israel Ban

The Master of Ceremonies who was fired from hosting Ireland's forthcoming Holocaust Memorial Day on January 25 after being told he couldn't refer to Israel...

December 12, 2014 1:37 pm
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Fury as Mention of Israel is Banned from Forthcoming Holocaust Memorial Day in Ireland

A furore has broken out in Ireland after organizers of the forthcoming Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27 decided to ban any mention of Israel...

April 27, 2014 9:59 am
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Abbas Denounces Holocaust, Draws Parallel to Palestinian ‘Oppression’

WAFA - In response to a question on the occasion of Holocaust Day, raised in conversation with Rabbi Marc Schneier, President Mahmoud Abbas said that:...

April 23, 2014 9:38 am
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Report: 50,000 Israeli Holocaust Survivors Live in Poverty

Ynet - Fifty thousand of the country's 193,000 Holocaust survivors live beneath the poverty line while one-fifth have had to cut back on food and...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

World

Students, Activists Disrupt Talk by Israeli Ambassador at Syracuse Universi...

Some 20 protesters disrupted a speech by an Israeli ambassador at Syracuse University in New York on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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